David Hockney - Editions and Works on Paper Including Works from the Piero Crommelynck Collection New York Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Scottish Arts Council 70-108
    Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo 67-105

  • Catalogue Essay

    The loose prints include:
    The Princess in Her Tower, 2
    The Enchantress with the Baby Rapunzel, 14
    The Sexton Disguised as a Ghost Stood Still as Stone, 21
    The Haunted Castle, 23
    A Black Cat Leaping, 25

    The Glass Mountain, 29

  • Artist Biography

    David Hockney

    David Hockney (b. 1937) is one of the most well-known and celebrated artists of the
    20th and 21st centuries. He works across many mediums, including painting, collage,
    and more recently digitally, by creating print series on iPads. His works show semi-
    abstract representations of domestic life, human relationships, floral, fauna, and the
    changing of seasons.

    Hockney has exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Royal
    Academy of Arts in London, and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, among many
    other institutions. On the secondary market, his work has sold for more than $90

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Illustrations for Six Fairytales from the Brothers Grimm

The complete set of 45 etchings, including 39 bound and six loose (as issued), on handmade Hodgkinson paper, the full sheets and with full margins, all contained in the original dark blue leather bound portfolio.
Portfolio 18 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. (47.6 x 32.4 cm)
The book signed and numbered 'Ed D 65/100' in pencil on the justification (one of four editions annotated 'A-D', there were also 15 artist's proofs), the six loose etchings signed in pencil on the front and titled and numbered 65/100 on the reverse in black ink (slightly faded), published by Petersburg Press, London.

$9,000 - 12,000 

Sold for $27,500

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Editions and Works on Paper Including Works from the Piero Crommelynck Collection

New York Auction 18 April 2017